Australian High Commission
Kingdom of Tonga

Direct Aid Program and Grants

Direct Aid Program (DAP)

The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a community development program funded by the Australian Government. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.

The Australian High Commission in Tonga accepts DAP applications throughout the year, for projects of up to TOP8000.

Direct Aid Application Form 2018-19

Submission Guidelines 2018-19

For more information go to:

Or contact the DAP Coordinator by email or phone 20405.


Anapovalu Kulupu

Photo: Anapovalu Kulupu community members meet with High Commission staff at their community vegetable garden, 2013.


Photo: DAP funding supported community recycling in Toula, Vava\'u in 2013. Many more communities in Vava\'u joined the initiative in 2014.


Photo: Australian High Commissioner HE Brett Aldam inspects DAP funded classroom equipment for children and young people with a disability  at the \'Ofa Tui mo \'Amanaki (OTA) Disability Centre, 2014.